| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The company that spent $42 million in a failed attempt to block expanded gambling in Maryland will be the first to introduce table games in the state.
Hollywood Casino, owned by Penn National, got preliminary permission Tuesday to operate 20 table...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Tribune Co. has hired two investment banks to manage offers to buy its newspapers, executives said Tuesday, adding that no decisions have been made about whether to sell any properties.
JPMorgan Chase and Evercore Partners will oversee a process to...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 8:22 AM
The first Baltimore location of Nando's Peri-Peri, an informal Afro-Portuguese restaurant specializing in flame-grilled chicken, will open on Baltimore and Paca streets on March 20. The location is close by the University of Maryland and around the corner...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Many were off work because of a snowstorm that never came, so they went to Hollywood Casino, tucked off Interstate 95, in search of games they thought they'd never see here: blackjack, roulette, craps and poker.
For the first time Wednesday and about...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 12:26 AM
Developers and shopping center owners contributed nearly $600,000 in the rejected bid to overturn Baltimore County Council votes on zoning issues, according to financial reports.
If successful, the referendum drive would have allowed county voters to...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Red anti-Walmart signs dot a stretch of Route 924 in Harford County, where people have packed public meetings and organized protests. Petitions are circulating through housing developments, and residents are writing to politicians.
But it's not corporate...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:49 PM
A day after voters approved an expansion of gambling in Maryland, the state's largest casino said it would hire 1,200 new employees for table games – even as the ballot question's leading opponent suggested that it will turn to the courts.
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Prominent developers have targeted the districts of two Baltimore County councilwomen with referendum drives to overturn recent zoning votes the developers didn't like.
At a community meeting this month, a Cordish Cos. representative distributed...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Penn National has spent $13 million to defeat Question 7 and protect its gambling interests in Maryland.
Now it may be abruptly altering its strategy. The Pennsylvania-based company, which owns Hollywood Casino Perryville, is in discussions with the...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Baltimore's spending panel agreed Wednesday to sell the historic Senator Theatre at a $310,000 loss — over the objections of the city's comptroller.
"I just think it's too generous," said Comptroller Joan M. Pratt, citing the city's purchase of the...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 2:01 PM
For the casino giants trying to persuade Marylanders to vote for or against more gambling here, the long-term stakes could be in the billions.
Penn National Gaming's investment of $13 million for ads urging a "no" vote on Question 7 is pocket change...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Toward the end of their concert in Philadelphia this month, First Aid Kit addressed the crowd: "We want to try an experiment."
For the past hour, Klara and Johanna Soderberg, the two Swedish sisters who make up the band, had been performing the kind of...